Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q A Review Second Edition

Author: Lyn D. Weiss, MD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781617052989
Release Date: 2017-05-15
Genre: Medical

Revised, expanded, and updated new edition of the first and only Q&A review for physical medicine and rehabilitation. Question and answer format remains one of the most effective methods for self-study and exam preparation. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review, Second Edition is a comprehensive active self-assessment tool for medical students, residents, and attending physicians. Configured to help professionals quickly and efficiently review core topics, the book covers in detail the breadth and scope of PM&R knowledge and practice. Now with 16 sections addressing key concepts and including emerging high-value content areas, the expanded second edition contains just under 1900 multiple-choice questions with answers and explanations. The must-know information in the PM&R curriculum for learning, individual self-assessment, and board review is at your fingertips. Key Features Comprehensive coverage of the knowledge base and clinical practice areas necessary for success More questions! Includes over 350 new questions on pain medications and conversion equivalents, gait patterns and analysis, spinal cord injury, and much more Completely new chapter on Ultrasound and Regenerative Medicine All questions reviewed and updated for currency; improved explanations; new illustrations Available as a print text, ebook, or mobile app for on-the-go study anywhere

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Third Edition

Author: Sara Cuccurullo
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781620700396
Release Date: 2014-11-25
Genre: Medical

" Doody's Core Title 2013! ""This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination."" --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board""Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews ""I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation."" -Saudi Medical Journal ""Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void"" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D. "

Injection Procedures

Author: Todd P. Stitik
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387765956
Release Date: 2010-10-23
Genre: Medical

This practical guide is ideal for healthcare professionals, including family medicine and sports medicine physicians, who wish to integrate peripheral joint and soft tissue injection procedures into their practices. Emphasis is placed on helping clinicians perform injections with accuracy and efficiency. Procedures are presented in a step-by-step fashion. A wealth of illustrations adds clarity, and fluoroscopic images are featured where applicable. Billing and coding are covered in order to aid readers in obtaining reimbursement. Chart documentation designed to improve patient management and medical-legal protection is presented via ready-to-use templates that can be inserted into office notes. Key information on needle gauge sizes and medication dosages is summarized in an easily accessible table. A useful discussion on conducting clinical trials is outlined as well.

Saunders Q A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination

Author: Brad Fortinberry
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 1416049797
Release Date: 2010-03
Genre: Medical

With over 1,200 multiple choice review questions written to parallel the content and format of the National Physical Therapy Board Examination (NPTE), Saunders' Q&A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination provides more NPTE practice than any other review resource available. Strengthen your understanding of core principles across the full spectrum of physical therapy practice with comprehensive exam practice from specialty experts. Plus, an accompanying CD with all 1,200 questions enables you to generate an unlimited number of randomized practice tests to simulate the actual board examination and strengthen your test-taking confidence. More than 1,200 multiple-choice questions test your understanding of key content across a variety of practice environments, including schools, hospitals, and communities. Organized by topic, it parallels the content and proportional question breakdown of the board examination to familiarize you with the testing format. Correct answers, detailed rationales, and specific references help you get more out of your study time. Companion CD-ROM generates an unlimited number of randomized practice tests that you can customize to meet your specific study needs.

Quality Assurance in Rehabilitation Nursing

Author: Adrianne E. Avillion
Publisher: Aspen Pub
ISBN: UOM:39015014480357
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Business & Economics

Now you can save months of time developing a quality assurance program on your own. with Quality Assurance in Rehabilitation Nursing, you'll find it easy to set up, implement, monitor, and evaluate a QA program specific to rehabilitation. All stages of the process are covered, with sample forms, questionnaires, and charts you can photocopy and use or adapt to your facility.

Cancer Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Review

Author: Francis P. Worden, MD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781617052521
Release Date: 2016-03-14
Genre: Medical

Cancer Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Review is the first book devoted entirely to providing the ‘must-know’ facts on each cancer agent—including their pharmacokinetics, FDA-approved indications, toxicity, interactions, and other important information that is commonly found on board examinations and essential for any clinician or practitioner to review. The authors, an oncologist and two pharmacists, have developed a handy question-and-answer format to present the material in digestible bursts. As the pharmacology section continues to represent a major portion of the medical oncology exam and a key component on oncology MOC exams, this portable study guide will help prepare anyone looking to fine-tune their knowledge on cancer drugs before the test. Not to mention, with recent advancements in the field of cancer treatment, it has become more cumbersome to recall and maintain essential knowledge of every cancer therapeutic—making this book not only an exam resource but also a handy quick reference for oncologists and pharmacists alike. KEY FEATURES Conveniently organized and arranged by drug class and subtypes for easier recall and classification Includes proper dosage adjustments to account for liver and kidney dysfunction Features tables throughout that provide quick reference regarding FDA-approved medications Simplified diagrams and illustrations facilitate the pharmacokinetic processes

Neurorehabilitation Technology

Author: David J. Reinkensmeyer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319286037
Release Date: 2016-08-03
Genre: Medical

This revised, updated second edition provides an accessible, practical overview of major areas of technical development and clinical application in the field of neurorehabilitation movement therapy. The initial section provides a rationale for technology application in movement therapy by summarizing recent findings in neuroplasticity and motor learning. The following section then explains the state of the art in human-machine interaction requirements for clinical rehabilitation practice. Subsequent sections describe the ongoing revolution in robotic therapy for upper extremity movement and for walking, and then describe other emerging technologies including electrical stimulation, virtual reality, wearable sensors, and brain-computer interfaces. The promises and limitations of these technologies in neurorehabilitation are discussed. Throughout the book the chapters provide detailed practical information on state-of-the-art clinical applications of these devices following stroke, spinal cord injury, and other neurologic disorders. The text is illustrated throughout with photographs and schematic diagrams which serve to clarify the information for the reader. Neurorehabilitation Technology, Second Edition is a valuable resource for neurologists, biomedical engineers, roboticists, rehabilitation specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and those training in these fields.

Clinical Neurophysiology Board Review Q A

Author: Puneet K. Gupta
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781936287871
Release Date: 2014-09-30
Genre: Medical

" ""This is a very useful board review for the neurophysiology sections in several board certification examinations. Anyone preparing for these examinations should have access to these prototypical questions and the explanations of the answers."" --Doody's Reviews This high-yield, illustrated clinical neurophysiology board review is a comprehensive resource for assessing and refining the knowledge tested on multiple board examinations. Written by authors who are collectively board certified in all of the areas covered, the book is a valuable study tool for candidates preparing for certification or recertification in clinical neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, epilepsy, sleep medicine, and neurology. Using structured question formats typically encountered on boards, this comprehensive review allows users to assess their knowledge in a wide range of topics, provides rationales for correct answers, and explains why the other choices are incorrect. A unique ìPearlsì section at the end of the book allows for quick review of the most important concepts prior to exam day. Clinical Neurophysiology Board Review Q&A contains 801 questions with answers and detailed explanations. The book is divided into eight chapters covering anatomy and physiology, electronics and instrumentation, nerve conduction studies and EMG, EEG, evoked potentials and intraoperative monitoring, sleep studies, ethics and safety, and advanced topics including QEEG, MEG, TES, autonomic testing, and more. Liberal use of image-based questions illustrating the full spectrum of neurophysiologic tests and findings build interpretive skills. Questions are randomized and include both case-related questions in series and stand-alone items to familiarize candidates with the question types and formats they will find on the exam. Key Features: ? Contains 801 high-yield board-type questions covering all areas of the complex subspecialty of clinical neurophysiology ? Q&A format with answers and detailed rationales to facilitate recall of must-know information and help identify knowledge gaps for further study ? P rovides case-based questions in series to simulate full range of board question types ? I ncludes 148 state-of-the-art digital images to ensure familiarity with studies and findings that form a significant part of any certifying exam ? Contains unique ìPearls for Passingî section for quick review of key facts "

Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards

Author: Dr. Hubert Fernandez, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1936287110
Release Date: 2011-06-30
Genre: Medical

"Written by the lead author of the popular review book Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards, Second Edition, this handy paperback is an essential tool for Board preparation and can be used independently or as a supplement to any review book. Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards: Question and Answer Companion contains structured test questions, answers, and explanations designed to help the busy clinician prepare for the neurology boards, the AANÌs RITE® exam, or recertification. Using a Q&A format to test recall and sharpen skills, all areas covered on the boards are represented. The book opens with a set of test-taking tips, and then breaks down the field of neurology into 23 chapters covering all the subjects tested on the boards including psychiatry. Each chapter contains from 8 to 30 multiple-choice questions, with answers and complete explanations. Case-based questions with radiologic, electrophysiologic, and color pathologic findings are liberally represented in the mix to simulate the full range of question types you will encounter on exam day. The book closes with a Mock Board Examination containing 125 additional random questions and answers to build confidence and a collection of 70 High-Yield Facts and Tables for last-minute reinforcement before the exam. The Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards: Question and Answer Companion ÷ is designed to give you the edge on test day Q&A review of all topics contained on the neurology board exam, including psychiatry Over 450 board-type multiple-choice questions with clear, concise answers and explanations Contains a Mock Board Examination with 125 additional questions and answers for self-testing Includes illustrated case-based questions to prepare you for everything you will find on the Boards High-yield information section with 70 essential tables and facts distilled for quick last-minute review Use the code inside to access the FREE Ultimate Neurology website containing hundreds of cases, flashcards, and images for further study Whether as an adjunct to Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards or other review books, or as a stand-alone test preparation tool Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards: Question and Answer Companion is the perfect companion for test-takers in neurology at any level."

Lippincott s Illustrated Q A Review of Anatomy and Embryology

Author: Harold Wayne Lambert
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605473154
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Medical

This study guide contains approximately 400 multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations. The book is illustrated with anatomical images, clinical images that portray signs and symptoms, and radiological images including ultrasounds, PET scans, MRIs, CT scans, and X-rays.

Skeletal Muscle Damage and Repair

Author: Peter M. Tiidus
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736058672
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Attempts to cover a wide range of both basic research and applied clinical topics related to skeletal muscle damage and repair mechanisms and their application. This book examines muscle damage and repair mechanisms and issues in specific populations including older adults and special populations.

Lippincott s Illustrated Q A Review of Neuroscience

Author: Duane E. Haines
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605478227
Release Date: 2010-10-27
Genre: Medical

"Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Neuroscience offers up-to-date, clinically relevant board-style questions-perfect for course review and board prep! Approximately 500 multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations cover frequently tested topics in neuroscience. The book is heavily illustrated with photos or clinical images. Online access to the questions and answers provides flexible study options"--Provided by publisher.

Lippincott s Illustrated Q A Review of Histology

Author: Guiyun Zhang
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451188301
Release Date: 2014-06-21
Genre: Medical

Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Histology is a resource for students engaged in histology course review and test preparation for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX. It contains more than 1,000 USMLE-style and content recall questions with images for approximately 40% of the questions.

Critical Evaluation of Research in Physical Rehabilitation

Author: Antoine Helewa
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 0721673902
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

This authoritative text offers a systematic structure for evaluating research articles and incorporating the findings into professional practice. Coverage includes research methodooology and design; how to perform a literature search; how to review and appraise papers on outcome assessment, diagnostic tests, economic evaluations, systematic reviews, meta analysis; and health care review in the 21st Century.